Millimages’ seafaring preschool animation Pirata & Capitano (52 x 11’) has been sold in the UK to Channel 5 (part of Viacom International Media Networks) for its popular young audiences programming block Milkshake! The treasure hunt begins this summer.
Co-produced by public national broadcasters France Televisions and Rai (Italy), Pirata & Capitano has been warmly received in major territories. Already airing on France 5 and Tiji (pay TV) in France and on Rai TV in Italy, the series has also debuted or is about to debut on SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), RUV (Iceland), TV3 (Spain), Gloob (Brazil), Al Jazeera (Middle East), Canal+ (Poland), Gulli Girl (Russia), ETV (Estonia), LTV (Latvia), and more.
Fully produced with the lifelike lighting technique of “Global Illumination” (using technology developed by Dwarf Studios), the CG series follows Pirata as she travels the Great Sea at the helm of her ship, the Pink Skull, with her loyal crew in search of adventure. Her best friend, Capitano, flies a red seaplane and joins them on their nautical explorations. Pirata & Capitano takes young viewers on a never ending treasure quest full of adventure and humor, while teaching the value of teamwork and friendship.